Tag: Columbia College Chicago

Dan Mrotek

Dan Mrotek (b. 1989, Illinois) is an artist based in Chicago. Dan recently received his BA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago, where he was an intern at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. His work explores the lives lived in particular cities and regions of America, largely through the vernacular and built environment. Perhaps best

Matthew Avignone

Matthew Avignone is a Korean-American photographer born in 1987. In 2011, he obtained is B.A. in photography from Columbia College, Chicago. He has been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation, the Pingyao Photography Festival (China), and the Camden Image Gallery (London), among others. His first artist book, An Unfinished Body (2011), is part of the collections

Doug Fogelson

Doug Fogelson studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Columbia College Chicago. His photographic works are included in collections at The J. Paul Getty Center, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Cleveland Clinic, and have been exhibited at the Chicago Cultural Center, Walker Art Center, Marlborough Chelsea, Museum Belvedere, Netherlands, the

Whit Forrester

December 24, 1983 Pago Pago, American Samoa 21:20 Raised in Kentucky, USA School in Ohio and Chicago Currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, USA Interested in the ways in which we accumulate. Interested in power, in how power is manifested, in how we consciously and unconsciously materially represent ourselves in the world and in how we

Clarissa Bonet

Clarissa Bonet Lives and works in Chicago.  Her current work explores aspects of the urban space in both a physical and psychological context.  She received her M.F.A. in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2012, and her B.S. in Photography from the University of Central Florida. Bonet’s work has been exhibited nationally, internationally, and resides

Barbara Diener

Barbara Diener was born in 1982 in Germany. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art in Photography from the California College of the Arts and Masters of Fine Art in Photography from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, Hyde Park Art Center, Hyde Park, IL, Alibi Fine

Elina Ruka

Latvian born, Elina Ruka received a Fulbright Scholarship in 2013 to pursue her MFA in Photography at Columbia College Chicago. She is also recipient of Follett Merit Award and Albert P. Weisman Award at columbia College Chicago. Her photographic work centers upon examining the human relationship with water and photographic medium, questioning our knowledge on

Jasmine Clark

Jasmine Clark is a photographer currently living and working in Chicago, Illinois. Born in 1986, Clark is the daughter of two United States Marines and grew up in a military community in Twentynine Palms, California (MCAGCC). Clark received her BFA in Photography from California State University, Long Beach in 2010 and her MFA in Photography

Victor Yañez-Lazcano

Victor Yañez-Lazcano received a BFA from Columbia College Chicago in 2008 and has since balanced a freelance career in both commercial and fine art photography. In this time, he has also established himself within the community as an arts educator, primarily working in the South side neighborhood of Pilsen. His work has been exhibited at

Jess T. Dugan

Jess T. Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of gender, sexuality, identity, and community. Dugan holds an MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago, a Master of Liberal Arts in Museum Studies from Harvard University, and a BFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Dugan’s work has been exhibited internationally

Kai M. Caemmerer

Kai M. Caemmerer (b.1988) lives and works in Chicago, IL. His current work explores aspects of urban space and its perpetual development. He received his BA in photography from Western Washington University and will complete his MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago in Spring of 2016. He has received recognition and support from the